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Boudia Wins 1-Meter On Opening Night At Texas

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM David Boudia won the 1-meter dive on opening night at Texas.
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David Boudia won the 1-meter dive on opening night at Texas.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

Dec. 2, 2010

Final Results: Men's 1-Meter | Women's 3-Meter

Individual Listings of Dives & Scores (Finals)
Boudia | Cox | Perez | Page >>> Mertz | Cook 

AUSTIN, Texas – David Boudia’s victory in the 1-meter dive highlighted a strong opening night for the Purdue divers at the Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame Invitational.

Led by Boudia (428.45 final score), the Boilermakers had four of the top six finishers in the men’s 1-meter. Danny Cox (331.45) took third, J.P. Perez (316.40) fourth and Jimmy Page (274.35) sixth.

Erin Mertz (316.10) placed fourth and Kara Cook (281.50) eighth for Purdue in the women’s 3-meter competition Thursday evening. Maddie Miskulin also competed but did not qualify for the evening finals. The women’s field featured 32 competitors versus only 12 in the men’s.


 

 

Houston’s Lacey Truelove won the women’s 3-meter with a score of 345.35.

Boudia finished second to Texas’ Drew Livingston by three tenths of a point in the afternoon preliminaries. But Boudia bested Livingston by 36.95 points in the finals. He was the only competitor to post a total award above 400 in the event.

Diving competition continues Friday with the women’s 1-meter and the men’s 3-meter.